Pak vs West Indies T20 series: Windies squad to arrive tonight in Karachi

02:43 PM | 31 Mar, 2018
Pak vs West Indies T20 series: Windies squad to arrive tonight in Karachi
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KARACHI - West Indie's cricket team are arriving in Karachi tonight to play the three T20I match series against Pakistan, starting from Sunday.

West Indies squad: Jason Mohammed (capt), Samuel Badree, Rayad Emrit, Andre Fletcher, Andre McCarthy, Keemo Paul, Veerasammy Permaul, Rovman Powell, Denesh Ramdin (wk), Marlon Samuels, Odean Smith, Chadwick Walton, Kesrick Williams.

The first group of players and officials will arrive at 9:30pm while the second group will arrive at 12:15am at the Jinnah International Airport. Two different flights were said to have taken due to lack of seats for everyone on the flight from Dubai to Karachi.

The two-time World T20 champions will be will be staying in Karachi for three nights and will be under intense security from the airport to the hotel.

The first match of the T20 series will take place on Sunday night, while the third and last match will take place Tuesday night. The players will depart from the stadium right after the match for the airport.

Moreover, the visiting team will not be taking part in any practice session before the first game on Sunday evening. The captains will also not hold a pre-series press conference as per tradition nor will there be a photoshoot with the series trophy as is mostly the case.

According to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), the Pakistani cricket team will hold a press conference today at 5:30pm. After which the team will have a practice session from six to nine in the evening at the National Stadium.